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Shahenshah Indian Cuisine

187-189 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
+44 191 253 3854
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
187-189 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited 20/5/17, tried to blag us with free popadoms because we were from Bradford, when table next to us got them free as well, starter great, meat rogan josh good, garlic naan great, chicken tikka masala was like chicken in tomato purée, was told it...More

Thank paulandlesleymcmahon
shahenshahtandoori, Manager at Shahenshah Indian Cuisine, responded to this review

We apologise that you didn't enjoy your meal last night and we at the Shahenshah were not aware that it was for a birthday meal. In regards to the chicken tikka mossala that you ordered which has been prepared by our chef who has well...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dined here with friends yesterday and after reading mixed reviews I was a little sceptical however I was pleasantly surprised! I had the tandoori sangam as a starter and it was all nicely spiced, followed by a naga special gosht. This is traditionally a...More

Thank jacklou15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last night after a recommendation from a work colleague. We were not disappointed. A gem of a place. Each course looked gorgeous and was mouth-wateringly tasty. I believe they do a special on a Thurs and Sunday night but would recommend a visit...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided we would try the fourth Indian restaurant on " the block " having tried the other ones, the Kismet, Shikara and Shampan. Got to say it was nothing more than mediocre, the service was adequate but not great, the food was okay but nothing...More

Thank valdouglas
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My partner & I visited here on a Friday night & had a very enjoyable experience. The food was lovely & I must say I had the lamb dopiaza which was one of the nicest curries I have ever had! The service was very efficient...More

Thank Jue69
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

A great place, food was delicious, staff really friendly. Accommodated us last minute without a booking on mother's day when it was really busy. Definitely recommend.

Thank deanoqwert
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Food is prepared fresh and tastes delish, Staff are like family. Very friendly and approachable. An the new refurb is comfortable and clean. love it.

Thank sfaulk_805030
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Tried this Indians for a take away as recommend by a friend. I can say we were not disappointed. It was one of the best we have tried. It had lots of taste, the chips were to die for and it was red hot wen...More

Thank andrea h
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Waited 2 hours for our meal to be delivered & they didn't even ring to say they had wrong post code. Then we had to ring again asking were our meal was ??? Chips were cold & looked like they had been hours old nan...More

1  Thank michellet810
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Four of us visited this restaurant early evening. Staff well mannered and friendly, food very tasty, reasonably priced. one of our party complained to the rest of us that he wasn't happy waiting an hour for food.

Thank Leigh T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187-189 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 253 3854
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